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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 26-28

A rare combination of acromion and coracoid base fracture: An unusual injury managed conservatively


Department of Orthopaedics, Government Medical College, Haldwani, Uttarakhand, India

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Ganesh Singh Dharmshaktu
Department of Orthopaedics, Government Medical College, Haldwani 263139, Uttarakhand.
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DOI: 10.4103/ijors.ijors_6_20

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The acromion and coracoid process fractures are uncommon injuries and may be missed in cases of bad quality radiographs or inappropriate patient positioning during radiography. The complex shoulder region anatomy calls for careful observation and clinical suspicion to rule out these injuries. Concomitant coracoid and acromion process fracture is a rare pattern of injury. We report a case of minimally displaced acromion process fracture with undisplaced fracture of base of the coracoid process. Conservative management was done and a satisfactory outcome was noted in the mean follow-up of 9 months on using the DASH score.


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